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Director:
Writers:
David McGillivray (screenplay)
Les Young (story) ...
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Release Date:
26 October 1979 (USA) See more »
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Have You Ever Felt An Evil Presence All Around You ... ? See more »
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Royal ancestors feel the wrath of the curse of the condemned witch Mad Dolly, who spews forth her prophecy while she is burned at the stake... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

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John Nolan ... James Garrick
Carolyn Courage ... Ann Garrick
James Aubrey ... Philip
Sarah Keller ... Suzy

Tricia Walsh ... Viv

Glynis Barber ... Carol Tucker
Michael Craze ... Gary
Rose Collins ... Diane (as Rosie Collins)
Chuck Julian ... Phil the Greek
Elaine Ives-Cameron ... Dolores Hamilton
Patti Love ... Hannah
Mary Maude ... Lady Garrick
William Russell ... Lord Garrick
Peter Craze ... The Director
Peter Atard ... Curtis the Actor (also as Peter Atiard) (as Peter Attard)
Peter Sproule ... Policeman
Colin Howells ... Detective

Peter Mayhew ... The Mechanic

Milton Reid ... Club Bouncer
Joseph Dunlop ... Villager
Roy Evans ... Villager

Tony Rohr ... Villager
John Rapley ... Priest
Steve Emerson ... Burning Man
David McGillivray ... T.V. Reporter (also as David Mc.Gillivray)
Ben Levine ... Man in Club
Tanya Ferova ... Stripper (as Tanya Ferowa)
L.E. Mack ... Mad Dolly
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Mike O'Malley ... Club Barman
Robert Conway ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Alan Jones ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Hayden Pearce ... Man on Tube Train (uncredited)
Cleo Rocos ... Party Guest (uncredited)
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Directed by
Norman J. Warren  (as Norman.J.Warren)
 
Writing credits
David McGillivray (screenplay)

Les Young (story) &
Moira Young (story)

Produced by
Richard Crafter .... producer
Les Young .... producer
Moira Young .... associate producer
 
Original Music by
Ivor Slaney 
 
Cinematography by
Les Young (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Jim Elderton 
 
Art Direction by
Hayden Pearce 
 
Makeup Department
Robin Grantham .... makeup artist
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Nigel Goldsack .... second assistant director
Bryan Hirst .... assistant director
Leyland Wyler .... third assistant director
 
Sound Department
Adam Alexander .... boom operator
Simon Okin .... sound recordist
Ted Ryan .... dubbing mixer
John Scarlett-Davis .... sound engineer
Norman J. Warren .... sound editor
 
Stunts
Steve Emerson .... stunts
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Denis Balkin .... grip
Tony Barber .... electrician
David Bevan .... focus puller
Brian Herlihy .... clapper loader
John Metcalfe .... camera operator
John Moore .... electrician
 
Editorial Department
Ros Seily .... assistant editor
 
Other crew
Judi Futrille .... continuity (as Judi Furtrille)
John Hemmings .... laboratory contact
 
Thanks
The Baron De Veauce .... the producers wish to thank
The Baroness De Veauce .... the producers wish to thank
Norma Dodson .... special thanks
Maureen Fagg .... the producers wish to thank
Tom Fagg .... the producers wish to thank
Les .... the producers wish to thank (as Les & Vicki of the Nags Head, Knaphill, Surrey)
Judi Metcalfe .... special thanks
Mike Metcalfe .... special thanks
Ivy Overhead .... special thanks
Vicki .... the producers wish to thank (as Les & Vicki of the Nags Head, Knaphill, Surrey)
Frazer Wood .... special thanks
Peter Wren .... special thanks
 
Crew believed to be complete


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84 min
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Color (Fujicolor)
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Certification:
Australia:R (censored) | Germany:BPjM Restricted | UK:X (original rating) | UK:18 (video rating) | USA:R

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4 out of 5 people found the following review useful.
Norman J. Warren's low budget classic, 10 May 2002
Author: Bogey Man from Finland

I like this little late 70's horror film because it is so atmospheric and even though it's stupid at times, it is also interesting and pretty intensive. It is not great like "real" horror classics but it is certainly a great B horror experience.

There's no point in describing plot because it is pretty messy. It deals with supernatural powers which possess a house inhabited by a film group.

The effects are nice but mostly I liked the "demonic" atmosphere which is at its greatest at the end of the film. I just wonder how they made that "video/filmtape strangulation or whatever" scene at the end. Warren has also made the legendary INSEMINOID which I liked also but the fans of movies like Alien or other mainstream films may not like it. If you are open minded and appreciate low budget horror films with innovation then I think you'll like TERROR and other Warren's films.

7 out of ten.

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